Texas Diversity Council Announces 2017 Top 50 Chief Information Officers

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Texas Diversity Council Announces 2017 Top 50 Chief Information Officers

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 3:30pm

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AUSTIN, Texas, November 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Texas Diversity Council is pleased to announce the 2017 Distinguished Chief Information Officer award winners. This award will be formally presented to the esteemed honorees on February 21, 2017 at the National CIO Symposium in Austin, Texas.

“The 2017 Distinguished Chief Information Officer award honors a diverse range of executive leaders of the highest caliber,” said Dennis Kennedy, Founder and Chairman of the National Diversity Council. “Our team takes great pride in honoring this group of accomplished men and women that continue to push innovation in business and beyond.”

Selection for this distinction was based on each individual’s contributions to business growth and strategic direction, proven record of innovation and accomplishments in their area of expertise, and their ability to serve as an active role model by mentoring the next generation of professionals in their industry. Each awardee stands atop their field in several industries such as technology, health care, oil & gas, financial services, government and retail. The wide range of industries represented in this group of distinguished executives speaks to the distinctive importance their role plays in the new corporate arena.

The National CIO Symposium will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a networking reception allowing attendees the opportunity to network and mingle with key influencers in the information technology field. Following the reception, the Distinguished Chief Information Officers will be announced at the 7:00 p.m. awards dinner. Please visit our Top 50 CIOs site to see the full list of awardees.

Registration for this event is ongoing and can be completed at www.top50cio.com/register. For more information, please contact Kelvin Arala at kelvin.arala@nationaldiversitycouncil.org.

2017 Top 50 Chief Information Officers

Amy Suhl
Shell

Andy Bynum
AMD

Angela Yochem
Rent-A-Center

Archie Deskus
Baker Hughes

Arleene Porterfield
National Instruments

Carol Clements
Pizza Hut US

Chris Hanz
Houston Astros

David Doyle
Brinker International

Ed Robben
Fossil

Ellen Barker
Texas Instruments

Giseala Riggan
Prosperity Bank

Jake Dominguez
FMC Technologies

Jason Buechel
Whole Foods

Jeffrey Kao
McKesson Specialty Health

Jennifer Hartsock
GE Oil & Gas

Joan Kuehl
Elevate Credit

John Thomson
KBR

John Varkey
Direct Energy

Ken Barnes
Omni Hotels & Resorts

Ken Braud
Halliburton

Kristen Blum
Frito Lay

Lisa Gauthier
Rowan Companies

Lori Kittle
Landry’s

Mark Huse
Kinder Morgan

Mark Maddox
Apache

Maya Leibman
American Airlines

Melinda Costin
JPS Health Group

Michael Cooper
GameStop

Michael Rhymes
Gates Corporation

Myra Davis
Texas Children’s Hospital

Neelu Sethi
ClubCorp

Noel Wong
XO Communications

Pamela McNutt
Methodist Health System

Peggy Collsman
Chevron Phillips

Randy Sloan
Southwest Airlines

Ray Ann Cacheria
Ryan

Robert Taylor
Flour

Rohan Pal
The Brink’s Company

Rohit Kapoor
Pizza Hut International

Ryan Neading
Rackspace

Sandeep Bhakhri
EOG Resources

Sara Andrews
PepsiCo

Stephen Elkins
City of Austin

Steve Brady
Dresser Rand

Suja Chandrasekaran
Kimberly Clark

Tammy Gilbert
Trinity Industries

Therace Risch
J.C. Penny

Tim Platt
Toyota Motor North America

Wayne Shurts
Sysco

Zhanna Golodryga
Hess

 

 

About the Texas Diversity Council
A non-profit organization committed to fostering a learning environment for organizations to grow in their knowledge of diversity. The council affords opportunities for organizations to share best practices and learn from top corporate leaders in the areas of diversity and inclusion.

More information about the Texas Diversity Council is available at www.texasdiversitycouncil.org.

Media Contact:
Dennis Kennedy
Founder & Chairman
National Diversity Council
dennis.kennedy@nationaldiversitycouncil.org

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